The attorney general of Pennsylvania says he’s filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epidemic.
New York’s Democrat-controlled state Senate plans to vote on legislation aimed at battling the opioid crisis.
After losing one of his own employees to an overdose, a local businessman is making sure people struggling with addiction receive help, starting with a Narcan training session.
Opioid addiction is a long-time foe to the Southern Tier and an issue with the system that tracks opioid prescriptions has caught the attention of New York State officials.
New York State Attorney General Letitia James joined lawmakers and law enforcement officials in Syracuse Thursday.
Broome County Executive Jason Garnar on Thursday lifted the state of emergency declared on March 27 that followed a significant spike in fentanyl-related overdose deaths.
The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first-ever criminal charges against a drug company executive stemming from the opioid crisis.
Columbia University will be working in 15 pre-selected New York counties that have been heavily affected by the opioid crisis and Broome County is one of them.
Broome County officials and the Broome County Sheriff’s Office announced they will be collecting unwanted, outdated or unused prescription medicine and over-the-counter medication for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
A man who pleaded guilty last month to two counts of criminal possession of a substance was sentenced Thursday in Broome County Court.
Three people face felony charges following a raid in the village of Johnson City.
County officials say hundreds of narcan kits have been distributed in Broome County following an overdose state of emergency declaration.
The drugs can be locked away for years, as a case or trial is ongoing.